Hard Knock Radio

Hard Knock’s History and Activist Pack

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1. Lineage: Conversation with Thinkers & Activists

historian, journalist, and educator Dr. Jelani Cobb (Columbia University) who will be interviewed by his friend and comrade Alicia Garza, Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Co-Founder of #BlackLivesMatter. http://oakland.impacthub.net/event/lineage-conversations-w-thinkers-activists-jelani-cobb-alicia-garza/

2. The Price of the Ticket: James Baldwin Revisited

In the days leading up to the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America, we have a responsibility to expand our knowledge of the history of this country and how civil rights advancements, if any, can be attributed to our continued struggle for equity through a myriad of lenses.  To that end, we who hold closely our commitment of service to community as Creatives who define, investigate, and unpack the cultural landscape of society, must continue to craft containers to invite our community to explore the nuances of politics, space, art, and humanity. The Price of The Ticket” featuring the provocative and prophetic voice of writer and activist James Baldwin

3. Perspectives at OMCA | Two Generations of Black Struggle on the drive it’s labeled

The day after the new US President is sworn in, Bobby Seale, the co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will share his stories, his reflections, and his strategies of the politics of the revolution with Oakland poet, educator, playwright, and screenwriter Chinaka Hodge. Hear from these two speakers whose experience includes a range of cultural and political work as they share their perspectives on the past and present iterations of Black struggle in the US and Oakland.http://museumca.org/2016/perspectives-omca-two-generations-black-struggle
4. Educating the Black Child: A Multi-Disciplinary Conversation ft: Dr. Chris Emdin, Dr. Antwi Akon, Nzinga Davis, Dr. Micia Mosely, Mariah Landers, Chris Chatmon, Davey D, Zakiya Harris, Lee Davis.
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